Jason Rezaian

Washington, DC

Global Opinions writer

Education: Eugene Lang College, New School University, BA in Cultural Studies

Jason Rezaian is a writer for Global Opinions. He served as The Post's correspondent in Tehran from 2012 to 2016. He spent 544 days unjustly imprisoned by Iranian authorities until his release in January 2016. He is a CNN contributor.
Latest from Jason Rezaian

Iran’s legal proceedings against protesters are worse than show trials

Recent executions of Iranian dissidents by the Islamic Republic have nothing to do with the Islamic law. Or any law for that matter.

February 1, 2023

A moral leader emerges for Iranian protesters outside Iran

Why Hamed Esmaeilion, spokesman for the families of Flight PS752, is now drawing crowds in his effort to amplify the voices rising up in Tehran.

December 28, 2022

Brittney Griner’s release should not lessen our focus on hostages

With Griner coming home, it will be too easy to let the spotlight on this issue dim.

December 8, 2022

Dissolving Iran’s morality police won’t change much of anything

Nothing is getting 'abolished' in Iran with hijab laws still in full force.

December 6, 2022

The world is watching Iran’s atrocities. A new movie shows even more.

“752 Is Not a Number” chronicles the aftermath of Iran shooting down a passenger jet.

December 2, 2022

I’m Team USA. But it’s more important Iran advances in the World Cup.

The longer Iran stays in, the more recognition its people and their movement will receive.

November 28, 2022

The global pressure on Iran is mounting

Here's what the international community is saying as protests continue.

November 8, 2022

Jailing journalists in Iran is a threat against all civil society

Niloofar Hamedi and Elahe Mohammadi must be freed from Iranian prison.

November 1, 2022

The Evin Prison fire brought me right back to my time jailed there

The world must come together to compel Iran to change its barbaric prison practices.

October 18, 2022

Iran protests have broken through to the world. What’s the world saying back?

Political figures and celebrities are increasingly speaking up in solidarity.

October 13, 2022